The Old Ways



Dominance and submission - a Power Exchange Relationship

If anyone were to ask what 'Dominance and submission' is, they'd receive almost as many answers as people who practice it. Simply stated, though, most would agree that D/s consists of a consensual relationship that is based around a power exchange between two people. One person ...

Posted By Sully B
19th August 2017
Duration : 7 Minute Read
Views : 4509

Respecting The Collar

It is sad to me to see this beautiful lifestyle becoming overrun by people who think that this is all about "play" or "kink" How has it become the norm to know someone you just met and call them your "Dominant" less than a few months and many times less than a month, let alone ...

Posted By Sully B
30th July 2017
Duration : 4 Minute Read
Views : 1312

D/s is about an imbalance of power, not about an imbalance of equity or importance.

The essence of a D/s relationship is an exchange of power. It's the quintessential element that separates it from a vanilla relationship or a kinky relationship. That exchange creates an imbalance of power between the Dom and their sub. This is a consensual and negotiated exchange ...

Posted By Sully B
1st October 2015
Duration : 2 Minute Read
Views : 1903

BDSM Rose Ceremony

The formal lifestyle is filled with traditions and ceremonies that are seldom witnessed by the outside world and perhaps one of the most moving and meaningful is the "bonding ritual" or Ceremony of the Roses. This ceremony is steeped in symbolism and mystique that dates back ...

Posted By Sully B
8th April 2015
Duration : 5 Minute Read
Views : 18549
The “Lifestyle” has changed…

The “Lifestyle” has changed…

I found this on Fetlife this morning and thought it was a really good read to share with you all. I have credited SweetM at the bottom of her writings. Hope you enjoy as much as I did. I had lunch with a friend about a month ago (time flies!) and during the course of conversation, ...

Posted By Sully B
8th April 2015
Duration : 8 Minute Read
Views : 2183
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